Mitt Romney - Controversies

The images below provide links to controversies for Mitt Romney. The information within these scandals is gathered from news reports, official data, and other information. The data is intended to be impartial and factual in nature. If there is information that you would like to see included or you believe that it is not impartial, please email us.

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On September 17, 2012 the left leaning website Mother Jones released a video of Governor Romney speaking at a May 17 fundraiser, which was held at the home of private equity mogul Mark Leder. The video showed Governor Romney being asked about how he expects to win when the previous administration has built a loyal base of people who believe that they will be taken care of by the government.rnIn Governor Romney's response, he asserts that roughly 47% of the population does not pay income tax ...

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In May of 2012, the Washington Post ran an article detailing several incidents of pranks pulled by Mitt Romney on students and teachers while he was attending a private boarding school. The primary incident described was one in which a 17 year old Romney led a group of students in forcibly cutting the hair of a fellow student whom Romney had deemed had an inappropriate hair cut. Governor Romney has since admitted to carrying out several pranks in high school, but claims to have no memory of the ...

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2012-03-21

On May 21, 2012 Governor Romney's senior campaign advisor Eric Fehrnstrom appeared on CNN to discuss the campaign and the fact that Governor Romnay appeared to be locking up the nomination. When asked about the difference between the primary and the general election, Mr Fehrnstrom stated that leaving the primary and entering the general election was sort of like an etch-a-sketch in that the slate was wiped clean and the candidate could essentially start over with voters.rnAlthough Governor Romne ...

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On February 11, 2012 the state of Maine held its caucus style Republican party primary election for President. On the morning of the election, Maine GOP officials announced that the elections in Washington County were postponed one week due to possible snow storms.rnAt 7:40 PM EDT on the night of the election Governor Romney was declared the winner by Maine GOP chaiman Charlie Webster. At the time of the announcement, Mr Webster stated that Governor Romney had beaten Congressman Ro ...

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2007-07-10

In June of 2007, the Boston Globe ran an article as part of a series on Governor Romney. The article was intended to show Governor Romney's ability to handle a small or large crisis without panicking. The author described a 1983 trip that Mitt Romney took with his family as a yearly vacation to Ontario, Canada from Boston, Massachusetts. The 12 hour trip was taken in a Chevy station wagon that only had room for the family and their luggage. The family dog - an Irish Setter named Seamus - wa ...